Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  

CRF150F up at Jawbone in the snow

Recommended Posts

My son Jon & I went up to Jawbone last weekend. Jon has a CRF150F & I have a XR400. There was a bit more snow than we expected.

440800436_NRR8d-XL.jpg

440799983_h28Pt-XL.jpg

The lower elevation trails were snow free but we were up higher and tried to make it up to Gold Peak.

We found out it was harder to ride in the snow than we thought.

440801124_M52LE-X2.jpg

We were getting pretty worn down.

440801982_YefPi-XL.jpg

It was a beautiful day, temps in the 50's.

440802020_Zdyqi-X2.jpg

The day was getting late & we headed back down to the truck. There were some nice hillclimbs, took this picture at the top of one, last run of the day.

440802140_6yV4N-X2.jpg

Immediately after the pix on the way down the hillclimb I took a major header off my bike and did maybe three summersaults down the slope, but no harm done, the gear did its job.

A great day all in all. Saw maybe 10 riders all day long and were just about the only ones at Jawbone Canyon Store.

248139881_zHS2j-XL.jpg

We've been traveling the extra 40 miles or so it take to get to Jawbone BLM riding area (its about 20 some miles north of the town of Mohave) instead of going to Gorman. There is just something special about the desert. Plus they never close Jawbone, even for the snow.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Looks like a great day. What was different about the snow than say deep sand?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Reply with:

Sign in to follow this  

  • Similar Content

    • By hondahondo
      A few picks of my winter project.













    • By Australian Psycho
      So I want to fit a Speedo to my stock Honda CRF230F, I know people have fitted the Trail Tech endurance to them but they are a bit pricey so my questions are is there another reliable Speedo or is my best choice to bite the bullet and get the Endurance? My other question is the stock stator for the CRF230F enough to power a Speedo or more specifically a trail tech endurance 2? I fully capable of installing it and splicing the wiring, my question is just can the stock bike support it? Also the Bike does not have a headlight.
    • By StreamZ
      I am in the process of slowly repairing everything on my 230 that had been bought from a farmer and obviously had no love ever in its life. Anyway, as I pull off one thing, fix it, reinstall it and then ride around again, I keep coming back to it not being the most aesthetically pleasing 230 on the planet. I was wondering if anyone has suggestions for sticker kits leave 'em below.
      FYI: I would like to keep it as stock looking as possible maybe even use the sticker kits from the last couple years of motorbike.
    • By Daniel627
      I hate finding awesome deals, but not able to make it happen! 
      I found a complete '05 crf150f that I would love to get for the gf and get running. He wants $400 obo. It's a 7 hour drive though. I would have no problem making the drive normally, but even if he'd take $300-350, it would still cost me about $150 in gas. I can't really justify spending the money at this point in time and that sucks balls! 
      I just had to rant for a moment
       
    • By Dumpdaveinfl
      Hey guys, 
      Just  finished my xr and wanted to share some pictures with what I done. I have read a lot of posts on suspension for the xr, so I’ll share my mods.I got a set of dnm hornet forks from my wife on my birthday. With a new front I had to do a conversion on the back-so I went with a Crf150f swing arm that got off eBay. After some machine work in a Bridgeport mill removing 5/8 off each side it fit. I removed extra 1/4 inch to allow for chain alignment so it could be shimmed. The  frame was over drilled to 14mm and had to shorten the bolt by removing the bolt head and re-weld a nut to the stud. The shock is temporary until I figure linkage or direct mount but for now it’s a 11 inch fast ace 1100 lbs with adjustable rebound. Also for ease of service I drilled and taped the swinger and shock pivots with 6mm zerks. The wheels are the stock Crf150f and installed Ebc slotted brake pads. 
      The DNM front forks were a challenge as no bearing combination would work with the 41mm race. I used a set of roller taper stock bearings and shimmed the bearing to the triple stem. Brake caliper had to be modified with a new bracket to use the 240 rotor. Also I have yet to find information to support these forks so if anyone has information on these please let me know.. 
      35inch seat height
      as for the rest of the build the motor has a engines only 120 kit with cam and slotted cam sprocket and mikuni tm24 carb. Shower head and oil pump by Daytona and alto red eagle clutch with bbr springs and a hydraulic clutch. Cdi and coil, new seals. installed a bbr  cradle with engines only aluminum front mounts. Had to remove 2mm off the engine and frame dowels to get these to work together. A new seat cover and foam with a clean up on the plastic. Let me know what you think. Thanks
       
       




×